BLOCK - Featured Pubs (Homepage)

These are publications featured on the Forum homepage.

Strategic Convenings: The Secret Sauce in Collaborations across Departments and Levels of Government

Through various local, state, and Federal agencies, government bodies in the United States offer services for the public. However, few of the seemingly intractable challenges facing families and communities across the country can be solved by a single agency or level of government. Nor can such challenges be solved by government alone.

Publishing Date: 
February 1, 2018

Comparison Between Evidence Commission Recommendations and Managing for Success Recommendations

This 2-pager compares the recommendations from the Commission on Evidence-based Policymaking with the recommendations from the Forum’s Managing for Success report.

Publishing Date: 
September 7, 2017

2017 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S.

The 2017 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S. is the nation's only survey of state child and youth policy coordinating bodies (i.e., children’s cabinets, commissions, P-20 councils and early childhood advisory councils). The survey assesses coordinating bodies in the areas of partnerships, goals, data, accomplishments and challenges.

Publishing Date: 
December 31, 2017

ROI for Reconnecting Opportunity Youth in Each Congressional District

Providing federal funding for opportunity youth (16-24 year olds who are not in school and can’t find a job) is not just the right thing to do; it is also good for each district's bottom line.

Publishing Date: 
March 28, 2017

2016 Collective Impact Policy Summit

This past July, the Forum for Youth Investment hosted the 2016 Collective Impact Policy Summit, a collaboration between multiple national organizations, bringing together federal, state, and local leaders to share their work across levels and siloes of government.

Publishing Date: 
September 15, 2016

From Data to Evidence to Policy: Recommendations for the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking

President Obama has signed a bipartisan bill creating a 15-member commission to determine how the federal government can share and link administrative data sets without risking personal information privacy.

Publishing Date: 
May 2, 2016

2015 Ready by 21 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S.

The 2015 Ready by 21 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S. is the nation's only survey of state child and youth policy coordinating bodies (e.g., children's cabinets, early childhood councils and P-20/P-16 education councils.) The survey assesses coordinating bodies in the areas of partnerships, goals, data, accomplishments and challenges.

Publishing Date: 
May 25, 2016